Chi-Rock Nation & Diverse City Presents City Wide Hip Hop Heritage Month Event July 1, 2021 – July 31, 2021 @ 11AM-7PM. Location 4505 S. Indiana Ave, Chicago, IL. All Elements Displayed Contact: Darrell “Artistic” Roberts or Rico “Kingdom Rock” Sanders Sr. on Facebook for more detail info. Please submit your artifacts for display.
To highlight the culture of Hip Hop in Chicago and celebrate and preserve the history and legacy of local and global artists.
Hip Hop: focusing on the five elements MCing, DJing, Breaking, Aerosol Art, Knowledge. The exhibit celebrates Hip Hop’s emergence from the park jams and the projects to night clubs, national concert tours, TV and motion pictures circa 1980 to 1985. The innovative music, art, dance and fashion that first started permeating city streets in New York then reaching Chicago, during the 1970’s & 1980’s. This arts and cultural movement would soon spread Hip Hop to every corner of the globe.
Welcome to the Chicago Hip Hop Collection, where you can explore the creative side and legacy of our many talented creative people. We are currently processing over 10,000 objects and are actively expanding our collection through generous donations. If you would like to make a donation, or have information in connection with any of the objects in the collection, we would love to hear from you. Collections will be available July 1, 2021.
Thank you to our sponsors. Contact us to become a sponsor of this event today.
Ways to Support
Make a donation today to the Chi-Rock Nation in regard to Hip Hop Heritage Month starting now on up and during July 1, 2021 and runnig to July 31, 2021. Together we can preserve the past, celebrate the present and ensure the culture’s future!